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Arts Districts’ Artists Housing Is Going to Get A LOT Of New Neighbors

A plan to have working artists actually living in Dallas’ Arts District will now have them rubbing shoulders with wealthy neighbors. A 39-unit, low-cost housing project now will also be a luxury tower with storefront retail. All part of the plan, actually.

Cultural Affairs Commission Votes To Remove White Rock Water Theater

The commission’s recommendation now goes to the Arts, Culture and Libraries of the Dallas City Council — which is likely to recommend the full council “de-accession” the art work

White Rock Water Theater Gets Negative Engineering Report

It’s not looking good for the controversial artwork. The metal poles designed to attract wildlife to the Bath House area are failing, engineers say. But theres a “win-win” proposal being floated.

Cedar Fever? We Get A Tour of Where The MAC Is Headed Downtown

The MAC was in Uptown before Uptown existed. But now it’s headed south – to a sprawling, old complex in the Cedars. But will Kitchen Dog Theater move with it? Should it?

Clements Hospital Art : A Prescription for Precision

Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.

Critic’s Choice: Mark Lamster’s 2014 Highlights

We talk with the Dallas Morning News’ architecture critic about the Trinity Tollway, DART, DFW Airport, the change in the city’s talk about its future and one of his favorite small-scale design projects this past year.

Images of Racial Justice In The Dallas Cityscape

Just in time for the national Facing Race conference in Dallas this week, eleven billboards have gone up around town addressing issues of racial violence and equality – all designed by area artists.

Dallas Institute of Humanities Expands Into Old Uptown Home

Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.

White Rock Water Theater Put On National List Of ‘At-Risk’ Sites

The White Rock Lake Water Theater — dozens of metal poles once designed to attract wildlife and now attracting calls to be torn down — gets a national spotlight as an endangered cultural site.

Rick Lowe – Of The Vickery Meadow Art Project – Is Now A ‘Genius’ – UPDATED

Yep, Nasher’s artist-in-residence has won the MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the so-called ‘genius’ grant. Lowe’s work combines art with social policy and over a year he developed art galleries and markets in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood.

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